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're going to ignore. welcome to a new year of washington gridlock. >>> lance armstrong is apologizing. but what exactly is he admitting he's done wrong? >>> and suzy orman's joining us to explain why you'll have to spend less money this year, and what you need to do to make up for it. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> we begin with washington's latest standoff. during a white house news conference today, president obama told congressional republicans they will not, in his words, collect a ransom by demanding spending cuts as a condition for raising the debt ceiling. the house of representatives is back in session today, too, and republicans are just as adamant, insisting they won't raise the debt limit, unless the president goes along with spending cuts. let's go live to cnn white house correspondent brianna keilar. >> reporter: president obama stating very clearly today that he will not negotiate deficit reduction, tax increases and spending cuts attached to the debt ceiling. this of course does follow
bad about it? >> no. even scarier. >> psychologist dr. jeffrey gardere on lance armstrong's bizarre performance last night. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. republicans surrendered today in one of his biggest fights. president obama warned republicans about taking the debt ceiling hostage. it looks like they heard the message. >> the financial well-being of the american people is not leverage to be used. the full faith and credit of the united states of america is not a bargaining chip. and they better choose quickly because time is rung short. >> republicans made their choice during a gop retreat in williamsburg, virginia. house majority leader eric cantore reportedly has plans for three months. in a statement the white house responding, saying, we are encouraged. there are signs congressional republicans may back off their insistence on holding our economy hostage to extract drastic cuts in medicare, education and programs middle class families depend on. the temporary nature of the increase is somewhat troubling. a white house official told nbc new
] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >>> after more than a decade. lance armstrong is finally coming clean, confessing to oprah winfrey. in the interview, oprah says the confession was not exactly what she expected. >> i would say he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. it was surprising to me, i would say that for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. i would say that he met the moment. at the end of it, literally 2 1/2 hours, we both were pretty exhausted. >> so how will his fall from grace and this confession affect the future of one of the greatest cyclists ever? nbc sports and speaking sports radio hose rob sim care -- is it for forgiveness or strictly because he wants to compete. >> the question is, why now? he had many over opportunities to confession to what he had been doing, most likely the answer is there's something for him to gain, which is namely being able to compete in triathlons, other sports governed by the world antidoping agency. he was banned for life for competing in any events governed
: we have more on the fallout after lance armstrong's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his chpionship career. >> suarez: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: information trickled out today about the siege of a natural gas plant in algeria. there was word that one american hostage had been killed, but a definitive accounting of all the captives remained elusive. at the same time, the algerians allowed the world to see pictures of some who'
for you. neil: let me be brief. lance armstrong is spinning his wheels. he might have hung up his bike, but he is forever going to be on the hook for lawsuits that are piling up. he could be paying a lot more than he ever thought. how much more? well, let's check in with our guest attorney. what do you think? >> i think he's looking at tens of millions of dollars as. the beginning of this year. then we are going to see teammates come forward and say defamation not to mention the sunday times and endorsers. they have have party decided this is welcome as well they should. neil: someone told me he is worth about $100 billion. >> i am going to defend the indefensible here. let's start with the post office. obviously he did exactly what the contract said. there is a morality clause, which may bring him into trouble, but in terms of figures that show that he was being sponsored by the post office -- >> it is the essential term. >> well, he's going to say that i wrote it. >> he has to fill the term of the contract. >> the sponsors, i think, he has a better shot with sponsors. neil: did he d
poet; the lance armstrong doping admission; and shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. house of representatives will vote next week on lifting the debt ceiling. majority leader eric cantor said today republicans want an interim measure to provide about three more months of borrowing authority. the bill would not mandate immediate spending cuts, as house speaker john boehner earlier promised. instead, it would force congress to pass a budget or go without being paid. the government could reach the current debt ceiling by mid-february. ray nagin, the mayor of new orleans during hurricane katrina, has been indicted on charges for corruption. a federal grand jury accused him today of bribery, wire fraud, and money laundering while in office. nagin was the city's mayor from 2002 until 2010. two former new orleans officials and two businessmen have already pleaded guilty in the case. u.s. attorney general eric holder today defended president obama's moves to curb gun violence. the president signed 23 executive orde
before the inauguration in all 50 states. >> thank you. >>> coming up, lance armstrong comes clean telling oprah how he really won his seven tour de france victories. next, our good friend, arianne na huffington will join us when we come back. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. [ male announcer ] finally, mom's oven-baked tastes straight from the microwave. like oven-roasted chicken in a creamy alfredo sauce. marie callender's new comfort bakes. it's time to savor. sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer
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from lance armstrong this week. 2 1/2 hours with oprah winfrey. here's a part of it. >> did it feel wrong? >> no. scary. >> did you feel bad about it? no. even scarier. >> did you feel in any way that you were cheating? >> no. the scariest. >> not a lot of contrition there. >> the rewards of athletic excellence in this country are astonishingly high and therefore the temptation to cheat is astonishingly high and we see it throughout -- we've seen it in track and field probably more than any other. baseball has had its problem. you can't tell me the people in football don't look that way without human growth and hormones and steroids. it's a pandemic problem and the country is wide awake to it now. every time this happens someone says the loss of innocence. who is innocent? i mean -- >> he was such a bully about it. i mean all those years of saying, no, no, and suing people and all of that. no, it's just -- it's so outrageous. it's sort of another whole level of outrageousness. >> you know, i know lance. i've been to lance's house. i've been out to dinner with lance. i live in austin
the associated press that lance armstrong has just admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs. he made that admission during an interview he's taping right now with oprah winfrey. that interview will air this thursday, once again, at 7:00 p.m. tour de france winner lance armstrong reportedly admits to using performance enhancing drugs to help him win those races. he has already been stripped of those titles. >>> all right. we move on, major step toward opening up cuba. cubans will be allowed to travel outside the country without government approval. we have more. michelle? >> it's an historical day, absolutely. there are thousands of people in line in cuba today. today was the first day where it was much easier to leave. before the changes that went into place today, people had to get an exit visa, permission from the government to leave. they had to have letters from -- of invitation. it was exceedingly difficult to leave. that is no longer the case. when these changes were announced several months ago, a lot of skeptics within the island outside the island said, is this really going
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